Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Anchorage, Alaska, United States

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
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These prices were last updated on October 25, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.00111 USD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is about the same as in Anchorage, Alaska (United States)

For example, you would need at least $3,241 (2,916,668 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,125 in Anchorage, Alaska.

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